July 5th 2001

NTT's Support for the 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/JapanTM

NTT has decided to provide support as an Official Partner (in the telecommunications category) of the 2002 FIFA World CupTM to be held in Korea and Japan next year.

The NTT Group is leading the global broadband age with its 3G mobile communications service (FOMA) launched on a trial basis in May this year and its new optical fiber service (B-FLET'S) scheduled to start on August 1 with the ultimate goal of nationwide diffusion.

The 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/JapanTM, the world's biggest football festival, is being held for the first time in Asia. Through our support for this great event, we will make active use of these new broadband services and will formulate and propose various programs to further promote the enjoyment of football throughout the world. You can always count on NTT.

If you have any inquiries about NTT's support for the 2002 FIFA World CupTM, please contact the following office:

NTT Press Relations Department (Mr. kanamaru, Mr. Suzuki)
Phone: 03-5205-5550, Fax: 03-3510-935
E-mail: info@ml.hco.ntt.co.jp

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